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Lexicon :: Strong's H2119 - zāḥal

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זָחַל
Transliteration
zāḥal
Pronunciation
zaw-khal'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 545

Strong’s Definitions

זָחַל zâchal, zaw-khal'; a primitive root; to crawl; by implication, to fear:—be afraid, serpent, worm.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x

The KJV translates Strong's H2119 in the following manner: afraid (1x), serpents (1x), worms (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x
The KJV translates Strong's H2119 in the following manner: afraid (1x), serpents (1x), worms (1x).
  1. to shrink back, crawl away

    1. (Qal) crawling, creeping (participle) (meton)

  2. to fear, be afraid

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
זָחַל zâchal, zaw-khal'; a primitive root; to crawl; by implication, to fear:—be afraid, serpent, worm.
STRONGS H2119:
† I. [זָחַל] verb shrink back, crawl away (Aramaic זְחַל crawl (also drop, drip, of water: so Late Hebrew זָחַל), זָחֵיל worm; Syriac bdb026707 locust (as crawling); Arabic bdb026708 withdraw, retire to a distance (see Lane, Wetzst in DeHiob 2, 428), and Sabean זחֿל withdraw, humble oneself DHMZMG 1875, 610) — Qal only Participle plural construct זֹחֲלֵי Deuteronomy 32:24; Micah 7:17; — crawl, of reptiles (participle) זֹחֲלֵי עָפָר Deuteronomy 32:24 i.e. serpents (as poisonous), instruments of Yahweh's judgment on Israel; ארץ ז׳ Micah 7:17 id. (as crawling into the earth to hide), simile of nations in fear of י׳.

† II. [זָחַל] verb fear, be afraid (Aramaic דְּחַל, bdb026709; compare Arabic bdb026710 rancour, malevolence; NöZMG. 1886, 741) — only Qal Perfect 1st person singular זָחַלְתִּי Job 32:6 therefore I feared (|| וָאִירָא); > most, who derive from I. זָחַל = shrink away in fear, hold back (RV), compare Targum אִסְתְּמִּיתִי Fl ChWBii. 571.

See related Aramaic BDB entry H1763.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Deuteronomy

32:24; 32:24

Job

32:6

Micah

7:17; 7:17

H2119

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2119 matches the Hebrew זָחַל (zāḥal),
which occurs 3 times in 3 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:24 - They shall be burnt with hunger, and devoured with burning heat, and with bitter destruction: I will also send the teeth of beasts upon them, with the poison of serpents H2119 of the dust.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 32:6 - And Elihu the son of Barachel the Buzite answered and said, I am young, and ye are very old; wherefore I was afraid, H2119 and durst not shew you mine opinion.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 7:17 - They shall lick the dust like a serpent, they shall move out of their holes like worms H2119 of the earth: they shall be afraid of the LORD our God, and shall fear because of thee.

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